Tag Archives: Human

Trans Ohioans Are Asking for Basic Human Dignity

The state’s refusal to update trans people’s birth certificates is discriminatory and puts them in danger Stacie Ray knows firsthand how dangerous it can be to have ID documents that don’t reflect who she is, especially when they out you … Continue reading

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Rodenhäuser: Organizing Rebellion: Non-State Armed Groups under International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights Law, and International Criminal Law

Tilman Rodenhäuser (International Committee of the Red Cross) has published Organizing Rebellion: Non-State Armed Groups under International Humanitarian Law, Human Rights Law, and International Criminal Law (Oxford Univ. Press 2018). Here's the abstract: he number of non-state actors, in the … Continue reading

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UN Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression: Website Blocking Plan “Raises Serious Inconsistencies” With Canada’s Human Rights Obligations

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression has filed an intervention with the CRTC expressing concern with the Bell coalition’s website blocking plan, which he confirms “raises serious inconsistencies with Canada’s obligations under … Continue reading

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Human Net Zero and Climate Net Zero

This is another follow-up to my posts this week about the influence of carbon sinks on emission reduction goals. Let’s just start from the state of the carbon sinks right now. If I am not in error, they have been … Continue reading

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OECD Evaluates Application of In Vitro Methods for Human Hazard Assessment in OECD Testing Program for Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has published a March 23, 2018, report entitled Evaluation of in vitro methods for human hazard assessment applied in the OECD Testing Programme for the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials.  The Testing Program … Continue reading

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